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Nonviolence International New York

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ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations, NYC

Nonviolence International - New York (NVI-NY) seeks to reduce the use of violence by identifying its root causes, developing policy recommendations to combat the misuse of weapons and human right violations, promoting the rule of law and advocating for the inclusiveness of all stakeholders in effecting change.

Nonviolence has proven to be one of the most effective tools to deal with violence, oppression, and discrimination. Nonviolence is based on the conviction that the use of violence (even in the face of violence) is counterproductive to achieve an outcome. Rather, nonviolence is understood as an essential means to achieve political and social change through the empowerment of individuals and civil society, cooperating with each other to ensure peace, justice, and prosperity for all. A nonviolent approach towards social change involves using open and transparent communication, community building and governance to maximize the cooperation between all sectors of society resulting in inclusive and effective solutions.

We are all here to work together to achieve these goals. By joining the NVI Family, you are joining an international network of people who truly care and experts who have positively impacted whole regions using these nonviolent actions methods. You will be joining one of our numerous programs here in NYC, and we will be working together to support one of our partners and further the cause, and we will move that much forward toward a nonviolent world.

  • Responsibilities:

Prepare, review, code, and reconcile payment requests, expense reports, credit cards, and sub-grantee financial reports using Coordinate weekly Accounts Payable with bookkeeper and Operations Administrator.

  • Respond to inquiries on invoicing and payments and resolve issues, liaise with outside vendors and bank representatives.
  • Review sub-grantee financial reports to identify and resolve budget, compliance and/or other issues.
  • Work closely with the bookkeeper to assist the Director of F&A in the monthly close of the books.
  • Produce monthly BTA (Budget to Actual) reports for all current NVI projects.
  • Work in cooperation with the Director of F&A and the Executive Director to prepare and process outgoing grants and contract documents.
  • Assist the Director of F&A in developing project budgets for new grant proposals, working with the ExecutiveDirector, Project Managers and other program team members.
  • Support annual and grant-specific audits.
  • Work closely with the Director of F&A and the relevant program teams to develop and submit annual grant budgets, assist in analyzing and rationalizing variances.
  • Assist in the development of NVI annual budget and projections, managing organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Prepare financial statements for quarterly Board meetings, and assist in the preparation of the Board book.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • At least two years of experience as a financial analyst in banking, management consulting, or accounting, or in a finance support role at a for-profit or nonprofit corporation (or a strong reason why your experience is equivalent).
  • Familiarity with or NGO administrative/finance experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), non-profit accounting expertize a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills, including fluid proficiency in modeling in MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with QuickBooks or equivalent accounting software a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability, initiative-taker.
  • Strong writing, interpersonal and organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to - and to effectively collaborate with -- programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, flexibility to take on diverse duties, anticipate problems, and navigate changing priorities.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff in a busy environment.
  • Ability to work flexibly both in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and under pressure.
  • Willingness and ability to occasional work outside normal business hours.
  • Eligible to work in the US.

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About Nonviolence International New York

Location:

244 5th Ave Ste 1451, Suite 1451, New York, NY 10001, US

Mission Statement

Nonviolence International is a global innovative organization with an emphasis on advocacy, education, and communication. It conducts and produces important research on a growing number of issues, including peace, disarmament, and American politics, as well as operates an extensive internship program within the United Nations. It focuses on building programs that connect youth leaders to civil society and empower them to advocate for a better world to help accomplish its tripartite mission To collaborate with our civil society partners toward the success of our mutual goals; to use our programs to enable youth to strengthen Civil Society in order to support, empower, and amplify unspoken causes and forgotten voices, through nonviolent solutions in the international community; to give our interns and volunteers the highest quality educational experience possible concerning the United Nations processes, mission, and the bridge between the United Nations and Civil Society.

Description

The world is in need of peace and nonviolence now more than ever. The nature of conflict resulting in violence has dramatically changed in the past century with the development of new technology and weaponry.

According to the United Nations, about one-third of the world’s population - more than 2.5 billion people - live in dangerous environments in countries around the world where incidents involving violent death are high. Today, the great majority of violent conflicts are waged within states with the victims being almost entirely civilians. Women, children, the elderly, the poor, and the disabled are especially vulnerable in these conflicts.

The recognition of the importance of nonviolent action in resolving these conflicts is crucial to protecting the lives of many innocent people around the world.

Since 2014, Nonviolence International New York has worked relentlessly to promote these nonviolent solutions in order to make a safer and more peaceful place for all and to cultivate the next generation of civil society leaders equipped to make this possible.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

244 5th avenueNew York, NY 10001

(40.74463,-73.98766)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • we are asking for 3-5 days with a 6 hour availability window each day

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